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Dennis Balk

Associate Professor

Dennis Balk is a visual artist, an Associate Professor and a designer recently based in Bangkok currently living in Richmond, Virginia. He held the position of Chairperson of the Computer Graphics/ Multimedia Department at Bangkok University International College, as well as the Director of the BUI Media Lab from 2009 – 2018. Prior to this position, he was Coordinator of the Fine Arts/Computer Graphics Department at NYIT, Bahrain Campus. During the 90s and early 00s Balk was a designer at numerous advertising agencies in New York including McCann Erickson. Since the late 80s his gallery and museum work has addressed the conditions of narrative and the narrative aspects of historicizing the present. The media for the gallery work has been broad, including; early digital printing, painting and sculpture, theater and audience participation installations. His work has been exhibited and reviewed Internationally. In New York Mr. Balk was represented by the seminal Gallery, American Fine Arts. In the Fall of 2019 he was the Visual Artist Resident at the Pernice Artist Residency in Palermo, Sicily. Currently, Mr. Balk is the designer for the fashion collective, Splinter Group.